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Speaking Engagements

Geneviève Gilbert, s*x industry survivor and Pink Cross Australia Founder and CEO, can speak at your event. Get in touch on info[@]pinkcross.org.au.

Coming Up

Keep an eye on our social media channels for the latest updates on upcoming events.

Past Engagements

SUBMISSIONS

PAST TALKS AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS

  • 19 August 2018, The Work of Pink Cross, St Paul’s Anglican Church, Caulfield North, Victoria, Australia,
  • 3 March 2018: Salt and Light Conference, CCCVat. Workshop and Breakout Sessions presentations, Victoria, Australia
  • 19th April 2017: The work of Pink Cross. Presentation at St-Luke’s Anglican Church, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • 1st July 2016: From trauma to healing. Keynote presentation for Winter Solace at Violet Town Community Center, Victoria, Australia.
  • 19th June 2016: My story. St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Clayton, Victoria, Australia.
  • 10th April 2016: The future looks bright with you. Book launch for Prostitution Narratives: stories of survival in the sex trade. Caroline Norma and Melinda Tankard Reist (eds.) Spinifex Press, Melbourne, Victoria.
  • 10th April 2016: Lobbying and consciousness raising for survivors. Panel at The World’s Oldest Oppression Conference with Kathy Chambers, Peter Abetz and Caitlyn Roper, Melbourne, Australia.
  • 9th April 2016: Panel Survivors speak on the harms of sex trade abuse.
  • Panel at The World’s Oldest Oppression Conference with survivors Simone Watson and Sabrinna Valisce, Mebourne, Australia.
  • 15th March 2016: Presenting Pink Cross Foundation Australia Ltd. Talk at Australian Family Association’s Annual General Meeting, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia.
  • 3rd & 19th October 2015: My story. Presented at Clayton Church of Christ and Educated Compassion Workshop hosted by Pink Cross Australia, Melbourne, Australia.
  • 26th May 2015: How Sheila’s writings influenced my thinking. Presentation at forum on radical feminism and the writings of Sheila Jeffreys. Hosted by the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.
  • 15th May 2015: Imprisoned by porn addictsKeep our kids porn free! Panel presented by Family Voice Australia at Oakleigh Baptist Church with Dr Rachel Carling-Jenkins MP (Victoria), Miranda Suit and Pippa Smith, Melbourne, Australia.
  • 1st June 2014: What is Pink Cross Foundation? Presentation at St Luke’s Anglican Church, Melbourne, Australia.
  • 10th May 2014: My story. Presentation at Christians Against Poverty’s annual fundraising dinner. Melbourne, Australia.
  • 6th April 2014: What is Pink Cross Foundation? Presentation at St Barnabas Church, Sydney, Australia.
  • September 2013: My story of redemption.
  • Presentation at Crossway Moreland Hub, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia.

RADIO AND PODCASTS

  • 29th October 2017: A journey out of prostitution, part II.
  • Focus on the Family radio interview with Pink Cross founder Geneviève Gilbert, CEO Brett Ryan, and counsellor Zoe Broomhead.
  •  9th November 2015: Geneviève Gilbert Interview with Eliza Berlage. Radio interview on Infinite X (formerly Double X). Also features Janelle Fawlkes, Fiona Patten, and Lucie Bee.
  • 1st March 2015: The queen’s courage. by Guy Mason. Mention of Geneviève Gilbert and Not-for-Profit Pink Cross Foundation. City on a Hill Church, Melbourne, Australia.
  • 4th October 2013: Geneviève Gilbert-Quach from Pink Cross Foundation. Radio interview on Light FM. Melbourne, Australia.
  • 3rd July 2013: ABC Radio Interview. Interview with Rafael Epstein on The Drive. Also features Dr. Caroline Norma.
  • 7th May 2013: 1377 MyMP, Geneviève Gilbert is a host at 10 am, interview by Glenn Ridge.
  • 20th June 2013:  Geneviève Gilbert on The Political Spot talking about life as a prostitute. Interview by Katherine Spakman, Australian Christian Lobby (ACL).
  • 9th May 2013, 3AW 693 AM News Talk, interview by Tom Eliot, 3.45pm, on Drive.

BLOG & WEBSITE ARTICLES

  • 30 May 2020. Yu, Andi. Vic sex work Review brings forth opponents
  • 7 August 2018.  Australian Summit Against Sexual Exploitation targeted by sex industry lobbyists.  Feminist Current. (Geneviève Gilbert of Pink Cross quoted)
  • 30 Oct 2016 TASA. Tyler, Meagan. RMIT. Where do survivors fit in the Australians sex industry research? TASA: The Australian Sociological Association
  • 10 March 2013, A story of Redemption. Interview with Jasmine Swilks. Also Mandarin translation.
  • 17 September 2015, Lubeen. Shelley. Ex porn star Geneviève Gilbert-Quach story. Retrieved on 12.03.2018 from www.thepinkcross.org

PRINT MAGAZINES/NEWSPAPERS

  • 23 May 2018, Chung, Frank. News.com.au. Sydney student joins controversial ‘virgin auction’ website as founder claims Aussie pollies interested.
  • 28 April 2016. Jensen, Michael. With prostitution, when is consent not consent? Opinion by Dr. M. Jensen, The Drum, ABC online.
  • October 2015, Eternity. My journey out of prostitution. Opinion, by Geneviève Gilbert, pp.15-16.
  • 25 February 2015, Aubrey, Sophie. Mx, Nude Maids. Cleaning up in the buff could be risky, article by S. Aubrey.
  • 2 Sept 2014, Aubrey, Sophie. No to another brothel licence in Monash. Waverley Leader, article by S. Aubrey.
  • 7 May 2013, Healey, Madeleine. Former sex worker starts charity to help women escape industry. Interview by M. Healey, Preston Leader.
  • 10 July 2013, Take 5, Issue 28. Kowanjko, Sonja. I was making a fortune — What would mum say?  Interview by S. Kowanjko.
  • 2012, The Little Pink Book by Weaver Media. A gay resource for the Gay Community.
  • 2011, The Little Pink Book by Weaver Media. A gay resource for the Gay Community.

TV

  • Ninnes, P. (2020). Real Men – Season 3. [Television Series]. 
  • 18 March 2014, The Project, Network Ten Australia.
  • 21 March 2014, Channel 31, Season 11: Tough Times Never Last. Interview by Michael Kuzilny.
  • 13 August 2014, Channel 31, Season 12: Tough Times Never Last. Interview by Michael Kuzilny.

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